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Ancient mud bricks show adobe’s foundations 5,000 years ago

The remains of The Temple of the Moon

The Shrine of the Moon in northern Peru was built thousands of years after the construction of adobe walls at the site called Los Morteros. Credit: Kike Calvo/Universal Images Group/Getty

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Nature 599, 534 (2021)



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